On Friday the 6th March 2020, the LUMS Law & Politics Society hosted a talk by the Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Mr. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on a significant topic of ‘18th amendment and the concept of Federalism’. It was moderated by Mr. Saroop Ijaz, a prominent legal practitioner and LUMS alumnus. Mr. Bilawal was warmly received by a packed Asifa-Irfan Moot Court Room Read more
The Law and Politics Society (LPS) at LUMS strives rigorously to inculcate a culture of mooting across law schools around the globe. This event not only provides a useful opportunity to law students to demonstrate their critical legal research and advocacy skills, but also serves as a national focal point for new and progressive initiatives in legal education. The 3rd LIMCC was held from Read more
About the Speaker: Dr. Owais H. Shaikh completed his PhD with Magna-cum-Laude from Ludwig Maximilians Universität (Munich University), Germany. He wrote his PhD dissertation at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich. His dissertation was published by Springer titled ‘Access to Medicine versus Test Data Exclusivity: Safeguarding Flexibilities Under International Law Read more
On October 11, 2019, the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) held a ceremony to mark the inauguration of the Centre for Chinese Legal Studies (CCLS) at LUMS. The Centre, a groundbreaking initiative for research in and the promotion and teaching of Chinese legal studies in Pakistan, has been established in collaboration with the School of Law at Read more
Welcome to the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law!
The 2nd LIMCC was held on April, 25th – 28th, 2019. It hosted a total of 14 teams, national and international included. The Moot Court – hosted in collaboration with UNHCR – was the second of its kind hosted by the society in the current year, but incomparable to the previous editions due to the intense competition between the talented teams and the remarkable judges honoring the competition Read more
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) signed an MOU for the establishment of the SBP Chair in the field of Banking Law at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) at LUMS. To formalise the MOU, Mr. Tariq Bajwa, Governor, SBP and Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, LUMS, signed the agreement on February 18, 2019.
Since 2001, the State Read more
This event was held to operationalize the LUMS-ABA project on Business and Human Rights. The event took place in collaboration with the ABA ROLI and their colleagues from Herbert Smith Freehills and Professor Marcia Narine Weldon from the University of Miami.
This project was graciously funded by the US Department of State.Day 1:
This session was conducted by Professor Marcia Read more
About the speaker: Dr. Adnan Sattar has worked extensively on human rights and the criminal justice system. His doctoral research investigated the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifications for criminal punishment, which was later converted into a book titled: "Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality." He has considerable work Read more
On Friday, 13 December 2019, SAHSOL hosted a reference for one of its longest-serving adjunct faculty members, Justice (R) Fazal Karim. Justice (R) Fazal Karim has a distinguished legal career, beginning as a civil judge in the 1960s and rising to the rank of a judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He has been associated with SAHSOL since its inception as a Read more
Lawfare, or the use of legal fora and devices for military and diplomatic advantage, has become a critical component of South Asia’s dynamic conflict landscape. In the context of the India-Pakistan conflict, this policy brief examines India’s efforts to instrumentalise a policy of “lawfare” designed to support military action against Pakistan, supporting state-sponsored terrorism, ratcheting Read more
About the Speaker:
Hina Jilani is lawyer practicing in the Supreme Court of Pakistan. She established Pakistan’s first all-women’s law firm in 1980. She has worked for the rights of women, minorities, children and prisoners and has gained landmark judgments for the protection of human rights in Pakistan.
She served as the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Read more